Continuing Education WD4336

Public Health Ethics Forum: Ethical Dilemmas in Rural Health

2020 Public Health Ethics Forum: Ethical Dilemmas in Rural Health WD4336 – Watched a recording of the event
Program Description

This educational activity is designed to reduce the gap in awareness regarding factors that impact the health of rural areas and populations. Subject matter experts will explain and illustrate these factors through data, programmatic activities, and personal experiences. This forum will address the educational gap through increasing participants’ ability to describe – the relationship between place of residence and health; characteristics that put rural residents at higher risk for morbidity and mortality; ways that addressing public health ethics issues can decrease disparities in rural areas and populations; and the importance of interprofessional collaboration in addressing public health ethics issues.

Objectives

By the end of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the relationship between place of residence and health.
  2. List three characteristics that put rural residents at higher risk for morbidity and mortality.
  3. List two ways that addressing public health ethics issues can decrease disparities in rural areas and populations.
  4. Describe the importance of interprofessional collaboration in addressing public health ethics issues.
Faculty/Credentials

Alana Knudson, PhD, EdM
Director, Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, NORC at the University of Chicago

Maria Poepsel, PhD, CRNA, APRN
Member, National Advisory Committee for Rural Health and Human Services

Daniel Miller, MD
Chief, Clinical Integration and Graduate Medical Education, Hudson River Healthcare, Inc.

Scott Lockard, MSW, CSW
Public Health Director IV, Kentucky River District Health Department

Daryl Melvin, MS, PE, (CAPT, USPHS, RET)
Founder and Principal, Melvin Consulting PLLC

Michal Rhymer-Browne, MA
Assistant Commissioner, U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services

Ashley Andújar
MHSA, Team Lead, Health Promotion and Communication, Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC

Andrew Zekeri, PhD
Professor of Sociology and Graduate Faculty, Department of Psychology and Sociology, Tuskegee University

Diane Hall, PhD, MS
Senior Scientist for Policy and Strategy, Office of the Associate Director for Policy and Strategy, CDC

Kathy Kinlaw, MDiv
Associate Director of the Emory University Center for Ethics and Director of the Center’s Program in Health Sciences and Ethics; Bioethics Associate in Pediatrics, Emory School of Medicine; and Executive Director of the Health Care Ethics Consortium of Georgia

Christiaan Abildso, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences/Program Director of Research and Evaluation, Health Research Center, West Virginia University School of Public Health

Leonard Ortmann, PhD
Senior Ethics Consultant, Office of Science Integrity, CDC

Cara James, PhD
President and CEO, Grantmakers in Health

ORIGINATION DATE: October 12, 2020

EXPIRATION DATE: October 12, 2022

URL: https://www.cdc.gov/healthequity/forums/phe/continuingeducation/index.html

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE: Computer Hardware; Internet connection; Browser

MATERIALS: None

TARGET AUDIENCE: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Certified Health Education Specialists, and Other Health Professionals

PREREQUISITES: None

FORMAT: Web on demand

CONTACT INFORMATION: Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, 770-488-8343

Accreditation statements
Jointly Accredited Provider logo - interprofessional continuing education

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care, Tuskegee University.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team

CME:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this activity for 3.2 nursing contact hours.

CEU:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.3 CEU’s for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 3.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 3.5. Continuing Competency credits available are 3.5. CDC provider number 98614.

For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 4 CPH recertification credits for this program.

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, our content experts, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters with the exception of Daryl Melvin and he wishes to disclose that he is the founder and principal of Melvin Consulting PLLC.

Planning committee discussed conflict of interest with Daryl Melvin to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.

Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE)

In order to receive continuing education (CE) for the WD4336 2020 Public Health Ethics Forum:

Ethical Dilemmas in Rural Health please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before October 12, 2022.

Complete the activity

Complete the Evaluation

Pass the posttest at 80%

FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.

Page last reviewed: September 10, 2020